Friday, June 01, 2007

Best reason I've seen to visit Los Angeles in decades

"The Collapse of Europe Conference" at Pepperdine University.

Mark Steyn, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Dennis Prager, Hugh Hewitt, James Q. Wilson, Daniel Pipes, David Horowitz and more...

The program:

SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2007

Introduction: The Collapse of Europe
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Overview: Avi Davis, Senior Fellow, American Freedom Alliance

9:15 am - 10:00 am
Opening Plenary: The nature of the threat to Europe and its impact on the United States.
Keynote Speaker: Mark Steyn

10:00 am - 11:15 am
Panel Session: What has been the role of Islam and the EU bureaucracy in fostering collapse?
Moderator: Mark Steyn
Panelists: Greg Davis, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Ibn Warraq, Philippe Karsenty

MORNING BREAK

Morning Breakout Sessions: The Rise of Islam
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
• Eurabia: Is Muslim domination of Europe inevitable?
Moderator:
Panelists: Greg Davis, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Daniel Pipes, Henryk Broder, Philippe Karsenty
• Demography, Immigration and the Welfare Dilemma.
Moderator: John Zigler
Panelists: Afshin Ellian, Mark Steyn, Claire Berlinski, Marc Cogen
• Anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism as tools of political pressure.
Moderator: Larry Greenfield
Panelists: Dennis Prager, Leon de Winter, Douglas Murray, Phyllis Chesler
• Is Europe doomed to continued economic stagnation?
Moderator: Richard Mc Donald
Panelists: Sally McNamara, Robert Kaufman, Arnaud Dotézac, Brian Carney

LUNCH

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Afternoon Plenary: Civil Rights or Global Jihad? Are Muslims exploiting the democratic process to erode and destroy European democracy?
Keynote Speaker: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Panel Session :
Collapse of Confidence; To what extent have Europeans Given Up on Their Own Civilization?
Moderator : Hugh Hewitt
Panelists: Claire Berlinski, Leon de Winter, Daniel Pipes, James Q. Wilson

AFTERNOON BREAK

Afternoon Breakout Sessions: The Consequences for the United States
4:15 pm - 5:30pm
• Multiculturalism and its impact on democratic society.
Moderator: Lores Rizkalla
Panelists: Mark Steyn, Ibn Warraq, Sally McNamara, Douglas Murray
• The end of the European Enlightenment and the growth of a closed thought society.
Moderator: Avi Davis
Panelists: Leon de Winter, Henryk Broder, Philippe Karsenty, Afshin Ellian
• Europe’s post-Christian society and its mirror in the United States.
Moderator: Rabbi David Baron
Panelists: Claire Berlinski, Greg Davis, Phyllis Chesler
• Contending successfully with Muslim militancy through U.S. and European financial and legal processes.
Moderator: Larry Greenfield
Panelists: Arnaud Dotézac, Marc Cogen
• The political and moral fallout from a collapsing Europe.
Moderator: David Horowitz
Panelists: Robert Kaufman, James Q. Wilson, Brian Carney

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm:
Closing Plenary : What steps can be taken in the United States to address the problems of Europe?
Keynote Speaker: Hugh Hewitt

MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2007

9:00 am - 12 noon
Closed Door Roundtable: Advocacy and legal strategies for combating militant
Islam in Europe and the United States.


Wanna go? I do. Here's where you can sign up.

H/T Gates of Vienna

1 comment:

Alice the Camel said...

That does look interesting.